When there is a brand new baby on the way, not only the parents get super excited. It’s a time for family and friends to share time with the expectant mums and to “shower” them with gifts, love, and good wishes before the birth. But when you’re heading to a baby shower, it can be difficult to find just the right gift. We put together a list of things that both mums and baby will surely be grateful for.
Tommee Tippee Sleepee Moses Basket
This modern, portable baby Moses basket and rockable stand is the perfect way to keep your newborn baby nearby as they sleep during the day or night. You can gently rock the stand to get your little one to sleep and, when all is quiet, the stand comes with safety stops giving you the option to move it into the static position. Available in Grey, Soft Pink and Mint Green colourways.
Infantino Music & Lights 3-in-1 Discovery Seat & Booster Seat
The Music & Lights 3-in-1 Discovery Seat & Booster is an interactive play place, snack-time seat, and secure booster all in one. Support early sitters in seat positioner mode, while keeping them happily engaged with 6 fun activities including a light up piano with 20 songs & sounds. Stimulating play pods encourage sensory development and help build fine motor skills, and are removable for floor play or on-the-go fun. When your little one is ready for a snack, slide the toy pods apart to reveal a meal time tray with cup holder. Convenient security straps allow the booster seat to easily attach to a kitchen chair, and the soft foam seat is comfortable for baby and easy to wipe clean after mealtime.
Avent Sterliser & Dryer
One of the top mummy must haves. With its adjustable size, the Philips Avent 3-in-1 electric steam steriliser takes up the least amount of kitchen space, yet perfectly fits the items you want to sterilise, whether it’s a few small items or a full load.The steriliser’s unique modular design makes it quick and easy to fit and organise your bottles and accessories. It also takes up minimal kitchen space. The steriliser will keep its contents—baby bottles, breast pumps, etc.—sterile for up to 24 hours if the lid is unopened. The sterilising cycle lasts just 6 minutes. After this time, the steriliser automatically shuts off, giving you extra speed and safety.
Poco Nido Mini Shoes
Inspired by the stunning scenery and outstanding wildlife of life Down Under, the latest collection of Mini shoes is the perfect pick for budding Aussies to explore the iconic favourites of Australia, without leaving home! Offering a hybrid of barefoot and shoe, little ones can comfortably gain confidence with a sole designed to offer the enhanced grip and flexibility needed to encourage baby’s first steps, all in stunning hand-printed designs featuring everything from fur to fish, feathers and flora!
Etta Loves Keith Haring Play Mat
This beautiful organic cotton playmat provides perfect stimulation for tummy time and playtime and with its striking Keith Haring prints will be loved by everyone. Reversible ‘Baby’ (newborn-4 month print) and ‘Brazil’ (5+ months) in soft organic cotton with a comfy padded fill. Keith Haring’s artwork has been expertly scaled and coloured by Etta Loves consultant orthoptist specifically to support babies’ visual and cognitive development throughout their first year. The patterns also encourage your baby to use their back, neck and shoulder muscles (helping them prepare for rolling and crawling) as you’ll notice them trying to push up to make more sense of the print before them.
Blade & Rose Set
Your little new arrival will look absolutely gorgeous in the beautiful new SS21 collection from iconic, award-winning British children’s clothing brand, Blade & Rose. The SS21 collection features colourful, fun characters and outfits for every occasion, and with all Blade & Rose items, they are designed to last, using the highest quality fabrics and materials. As always the new designs feature the each character on the seat of the leggings (amazingly cute on crawling tots), as well as a selection of mix and match adorable t-shirts, shorts and swimwear.
Cheeky Chompers MultiMuslin
Struggle to pack light with so many baby essentials? The MultiMuslin by Cheeky Chompers cleverly brings together six baby essentials in one. Incorporating a nursing cover, burp cloth, attachable shade for pushchairs, blanket, swaddle, and two soft silicon teething rings attached, your little one can chew away during the flight or poolside. The MultiMuslin is sure to be an essential, with six clever uses, there is no need to pack everything but the kitchen sink!
Matchstick Monkey Teething Starter Set
The perfect Teething Starter set has all the essentials to soothe your little one’s teething pain. It come in a range of different characters and colours! Flat Face Teether is so small and lightweight and hence perfect for on the go and tiny hands. The textured bumps on the back gently massage a baby’s gums to relieve pain. The clever bumps on the head of Monkey Teether help to massage hard to reach molars. Easy-to-grip “arms” help develop fine motor skills and enable little ones to self-soothe.
The Fox In The Attic Muslin Gift Set
This fantastic small brand creates beautiful baby essentials featuring original vibrant watercolour illustrations. Ideal for baby shower gifts, keepsakes and the perfect addition to bright and happy nurseries the collection features muslin swaddle blankets, muslin squares, teethers, decor, prints and greetings cards. All muslins are 100% cotton Oeke-Tex certified. East Sussex based Illustrator and mum of two Michelle Kreussel, uses her experience in graphic design, illustration and painting to create a fun and colourful collection appealing to both parents and children.
Snoozeshade for Travel Cots
SnoozeShade is the original breathable, blackout sun and sleep solution for prams, buggies, car seats and travel cots – a simpler, easier, lightweight and secure alternative to a draped coat or blankets. Designed for use from birth, their sleep and sunshade blocks 99% of UV rays, whilst keeping little ones undisturbed on any family outing, whether in the car, on a walk or exotic locations! The air-permeable fabrics that are used, allow air to circulate whilst shielding against the elements of rain, wind and chills – it even blocks out any access for insects too! What’s more, each of the products have a handy front zip so you can have a sneak peek at your little one when needed. Also, SnoozeShade for travel cot is a real saviour on holiday when putting your baby down for bed to create a safe and dark sleeping environment whilst on holiday.
New mummy and baby will fall in love with Lil Cubs new collection inspired by the all-time children’s favourite: Peanuts! Featuring funky patterns coupled with beloved Snoopy and Woodstock, this vibrant range is a fun opportunity for little ones (and bigger little ones) to wear an utterly unique outfit enthused with cartoon champions! This striking and colourful collection, which is made using only eco-friendly dyes to protect lil’ cubs and their planet, is comprised of two eye-catching designs. Both prints feature across soft and comfortable clothing and accessories suitable for all ages 7 and below. For the littlest of fashionista’s there are super sweet Sleepsuits, essential Bibs and playful Muslins. For the larger Peanuts lovers, the collection is made up of matching T-shirts, Leggings and adorable Soft Toys!
Mamas Moments Maternity Set
A lovely box of natural goodies developed by Midwives to help soothe the journey from bump to baby and beyond. Perfect for baby showers! Mama’s Moments Maternity Kit contains the essentials that any mum to be needs for her journey into motherhood. Mama’s Moments Maternity Kit is an award-winning, vegan and ethically produced gift set that makes an ideal gift for any mum to be. All of their products have been developed by midwives, chemists and aromatherapists to safely support women through the journey from bump to baby and beyond.
Bravado Muse Large Butterscotch Bra
All new mums value comfort the most. Offering must-have lingerie for all women, the new Bravado collection embraces a wide variety of size and colour options alongside the brand’s iconic style and support. The Muse promises structure with zero discomfort, featuring a plunge v-neckline and sewn-in foam cups for shape and support.(Available in 5 colours including the limited-edition Lipstick in cup sizes A-E).
Don’t Buy Her Flowers Pampering Package
We absolutely adore the gift suggestions from mums to be from the thoughtful gift company Don’t Buy Her Flowers. And I don’t know mums and mums to be who would turn down an opportunity to relax a little more which is what this package is all about, along with encouraging a good night’s sleep. It includes This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray, Spacemask Self Heating Eye Mask, Probiotic Multi-Mineral Repair Individual Mask and Love & Peace Candle.
MBH Me Time Self care Set
For a deserving Mum who needs a little self-care and pampering. This ultimate self-care set includes everything a new Mama or a stressed-out Mama would need to relax and pamper herself. The set contains:
Nourishing Skin Oil 100ml: This dual-purpose blend of natural oils is formulated to smooth and soothe the skin, increasing elasticity and moisture, helping to protect against stretch marks.
Floral Bath Soak (mini) 45g: A blend of vibrant, fragrant flowers and herbs makes for an indulgent bath.
Soaking Salt (mini) 195 g: Our relaxing Soaking Salts are formulated with a base of mineral-rich detoxifying Himalayan Pink Salts and soothing Epsom Salt to help you relax.
Arran Just Grapefruit Set
While awaiting your little bundle of joy, create an uplifting mood with the fragrance of this luxury beauty set including candle, bath & shower gel and body lotion. A vibrant and fresh blend of lemon, orange and pink grapefruit are complimented by the fresh green of vetiver.
Dr Levy Cell Matrix Mask & Cleanser
The purpose of Baby Shower is to shower both baby and mummy to be with happiness. Modern life increases the skin’s exposure to damaging pollution and UV sun rays, 2 essential causes of chronic inflammation and premature skin aging. Thanks to its supercharged multi-vitamins + anti-oxidant + hyaluronic acids complex, the R3 Cell Matrix Mask helps renew future mummy’s the skin’s vital protective and nutritive eco-system. The skin’s healthy glow and brightness are instantly restored, leaving it feeling firmer, delightfully soft and durably invigorated. But to make sure, the mask properly absorbed, firstly mummy needs his gentle yet intensive micro-resurfacing cleansing, which restores a clear, smooth and radiant complexion.
Irene Forte Skincare
New mummy definitely needs some natural yet very effective skincare in her life. This face cream clinically proven to increase skin hydration, driven by Pro-Vitamin B5, Hyaluronic Acid and Aloe Leaf Juice. Organic Olive Oil, Avocado Oil and Shea Butter replenish the natural barrier to preserve and protect moisture levels. Antioxidant-rich Olive Oil Fractions and Vitamin E nourish and protect. Almond Cleansing Milk is a gentle cleansing milk that removes impurities and replenish the skin. A Pro-Vitamin B5 and Aloe Leaf Juice help hydrate, calm and soothe, while Wild Rose Oil, Sweet Almond Oil and Shea soften and nourish.
Skin Doctors Instant Eyelift & Facelift
Help new mummy turn back the hands of time with Skin Doctors. The Instant Facelift is a minute surgery-free lift and tuck, reducing fine lines and wrinkles. The immediate effects will leave you looking years younger and feeling as fresh as a daisy. Combining three highly specialised lifting and firming technologies, Skin Doctors Instant Facelift and Eyelift forms a tightening matrix to hold the skin taut and firm, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles whilst taking years off tired, sagging skin. Perfect for an instant pick me up or as an everyday cosmeceutical treatment.
Bjork & Berries Mareld Eau De Parfum
Nothing uplifts the mood than a new perfume. Mareld is inspired by a rare phenomenon of the sea, where seemingly magical creatures illuminate dark waters and leave rays of a blue bioluminescent glow. Notes of crashing waves and seaweed turn into warm scents of bergamot, violet and tonka wood. New mummy surely will be enchanted.